sealant types
#1
Hi there,

I was wondering if someone can shed some light on the trade names and sources for the various sealants or foams/tapes etc I require to do the following jobs on my 72 fastback resto.

Install front windshield. I think I have this covered by using a 3M weld sealer kit 3/8". but what sealer do I use to fill the area between the window and the A pillar. Some forums state 3M 08609 and some state 3M 08509.

Next job is the rear window install. It uses a rubber gasket but the books talk about applying a foam tape first. What is the brand name and size of this tape please.

Finally the drip rails use some sort of foam tape on the inside of the drip rail alloy trim part and also between this part and the second alloy trim part that holds the window rubber seal. Any clues please.

Regards,

James Gunn

PS does any one have some good window trim for the front and rear windows on a 72 fastback for sale and drip rails. I am planning to restore but want good clean ones to start with.
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#2
(10-16-2014, 02:03 PM)Jimmy Pistol Wrote: Hi there,

I was wondering if someone can shed some light on the trade names and sources for the various sealants or foams/tapes etc I require to do the following jobs on my 72 fastback resto.

Install front windshield. I think I have this covered by using a 3M weld sealer kit 3/8". but what sealer do I use to fill the area between the window and the A pillar. Some forums state 3M 08609 and some state 3M 08509.

Next job is the rear window install. It uses a rubber gasket but the books talk about applying a foam tape first. What is the brand name and size of this tape please.

Finally the drip rails use some sort of foam tape on the inside of the drip rail alloy trim part and also between this part and the second alloy trim part that holds the window rubber seal. Any clues please.

Regards,

James Gunn

PS does any one have some good window trim for the front and rear windows on a 72 fastback for sale and drip rails. I am planning to restore but want good clean ones to start with.

Front window gets installed with windshield adhesive
New stuff is the urathane glass companies used - comes in a tube foe chaulking guns

Rear window foam tape- drip rail too - I have this - trim to fit

Item #E3ZZ-7624484
65-73 WEATHERSTRIP SEAL, 12 FT ROLL
Roof rail weatherstrip retainer channel to body seal and other various use. 12 foot roll, 1 inch wide with peel and stick adhesive backing. Price: $15.95

Drip rails also get a bead of sealant in the roof side edge to seal against the roof pinch weld

Item #B-11608
BODY SEALER
Dark gray body sealer, widely used during assembly to to keep water out and prevent squeaks. Five .19 diameter beads on a 13 foot roll. Price: $20.00

I have new frt and rear window trim
New drip rail trim to

I have used front window trim - no good rear ones at this time

Item #M3649F
71-73 DRIP RAIL MOLDING - FASTBACK 2PCS
Roof rail molding, 2 pieces. Price: $194.95

Item #M3583
71-73 WINDSHIELD MOLDING, FASTBACK
Three piece front window trim set. For fastbacks/sportsroofs only. Price: $146.95


Item #M3584A
71-73 REAR WINDOW TRIM, FASTBACK
Four piece anodized aluminum trim set, like the original. We test fit a set, good fit and nice finish, but we did notice they are softer than the original. Great care must be used to install them, without denting them by the hold down clips.*** Price: $159.95


Don
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#3
Hey James,

It looks as though Don has given you the details of what will be needed for the work at hand.

How have you been and how has the work gone on your 72?
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